Stage 3: Discrimination
Peaceful protesters and demonstrations continue to face repression as police use unnecessary and excessive force. Human rights groups based in Thailand experience harassment and are threatened with criminal proceedings for planning protests.
Refugees and migrants are forced into detention facilities that are subject to overcrowding and poor conditions, creating a greater risk of the spread of COVID-19.
Tens of thousands defy ban to join pro-democracy protest in Thailand
World Report Thailand 2021
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